Research Assistant, School of Public Health

University College Cork
May 24, 2024
Offerd Salary:€30,025 - €39,908
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Research Assistant, School of Public Health

12 Months, Fixed-Term, Whole-Time Post

Position Summary

The SCOPE project is a Health Research Board funded international multidisciplinary project to develop a standardised set of outcome measurement tools for evaluation infant-feeding interventions to prevent childhood obesity. The project builds on the previously developed core outcome set for infant feeding interventions to prevent childhood obesity by determining how best we should measure the most important outcomes in this area.

The candidate will be expected to conduct research related to the project, including contributing to systematic reviews of outcome measurement properties, and to stakeholder engagement and consensus processes. The candidate will work with other members of the research team, and will lead and contribute to publications and project dissemination.

Project Title: A Standardised Approach to Measuring Infant Feeding Outcomes to Prevent Childhood Obesity (SCOPE)

Post Duration: 12 Months

Salary: €30,025 - €39,908 p.a. (IUA Research Assistant Scale)

For an information package including further details of the post see https: //

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to: Dr Karen Matvienko-Sikar, School of Public Health. Tel: + 353 (0) 21 4205512; Email: [email protected]

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https: // Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to [email protected], quoting the job-title and project name.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday, 24th of May, 2024

No late applications will be accepted.

Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.

UCC is committed to creating and fully embracing an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated. As a University we strive to create a workplace that reflects the diversity of our student population where people from a wide variety of backgrounds learn from one another, share ideas, and work collaboratively. UCC is committed to being an employer that recognises the value of diversity amongst its staff. We encourage applicants to consult our policies at https: // www. and initiatives at https: // www. and we welcome applications from everyone, including those who are underrepresented in the protected characteristics set out in our Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy.


Contact Person : Dr Karen Matvienko-Sikar Contact Email : [email protected] Job ID : 076751 Contact Number : + 353 (0) 21 4205512 Close Date : 24-May-2024 12:00

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